With Ivan Shvarts
Golden Age Tango Academy
All levels, classes, workshops, practice. Through social interaction, and cultural diversity Golden Age Tango Academy introduces the restorative and health-giving capacity of tango — the dance, music, and art into your life. We are we looking for dancers, musicians and artists to share their experience and art at our communal events. Veterans Free. Suggested $10 donation from non-veterans to support US Veterans.
Read how one Gulf War Veteran turn to Tango to heal wounds of war. http://www.sanfrancisco.va.gov/SANFRANCISCO/features/Tango.
2016 Starting in July — Thursdays 7-11pm and Sundays 7-11pm in Room 212 at the Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco
Ivan Shvarts is the founder of the Senior Tango Program in the Bay Area. He has been the official tango instructor for San Francisco Parks and Recreation since 2006. He teaches both group and private classes in Emeryville, San Francisco, and Redwood City. Ivan is committed to providing a welcoming space for dancers of all levels and ages to develop their tango skills while simultaneously growing a community built on a celebration of movement and music. He is interested in how tango is a physical, emotional, and psychological dance that works out the body, the brain, and the soul. His teachers have included Puppy Castello, Nestor Ray, Tete Rusconi, and Gustavo Naveira with whom he studied the techniques of traditional Milonguero style. Facebook/Ivan.Shvarts
Golden Age Tango Academy is committed to encouraging and educating Veterans, seniors and other individuals, regardless of age or ability, to learn how to dance tango. Our classes benefit individuals physically, mentally and socially.
- Golden Gate Tango Academy, Ivan Shvart, GoldenAgeTangoAcademy@gmail.com, 415 760-9394
- San Francisco VA Health Care Systems, Daniel Evenhouse, Daniel.Evenhouse@VA.gov, 650 615-6019
- Veterans For Peace, San Francisco, Chapter 69